Burning An Illusion DVD
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Directed by Menelik Shabazz
Produced in 1981
Main Language - ENGLISH
Countries & Regions - British Film
A pioneering first feature from Shabazz - the first British film to give a central voice to a black woman. Pat looks forward to settling down to a comfortable married life. When her boyfriend loses his job, her dream is shattered and she comes to realise that her aspirations are those that a white world has imposed upon her. The film charts her journey to emotional maturity and political awakening.
Length: 101 mins
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 5th September 2005
Cat No: BFIVD525
- Filmed interview with Menelik Shabazz
- Audio commentary by director and cast
- Short film by Shabazz: Blood Ah Go Run (1981).